Iran, Russia deputy-FMs to meet tonight

TEHRAN, Jan. 17 (MNA) – Iranian and Russian deputy-FMs will meet in Geneva on Saturday evening.

Seyed Abbas Araghchi and Majid Takht Ravanchi who have been negotiating with a US delegation since Wednesday, will meet Russian deputy-FM Sergei Ryabkov on 19 hours local time in Geneva.

Geneva will also host a formal meeting of Iran and the 5+1 in deputy level tomorrow on Sunday. Araghchi and Takht Ravanchi will meet Helga Schmidt, an aide to Mogherini, EU Foreign Policy Chief as well at noon Geneva time.

Negotiations will continue on Sunday with deputy-ministers’ bilateral meetings. It is speculated that Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif would leave Geneva for Tehran tonight or Sunday morning.

By Mehr News Agency

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